analytical meditation

Analytical meditation involves investigating a subject with reflection and reason in order to integrate the meaning of the Dharma and develop virtuous qualities. Posts include instruction and guided meditations.

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Antidotes to Afflictions

Meditation on antidotes to jealousy

A guided meditation on identifying the faults of jealousy and apply antidotes to reduce jealousy…

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Antidotes to Afflictions

Meditation on antidotes to arrogance

A guided meditation to recognize the faults of arrogance and apply antidotes to decrease arrogance.

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Antidotes to Afflictions

Meditation on antidotes to attachment

A guided meditation on identifying the disturbing effects of attachment and applying antidotes to decrease…

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Cultivating the Four Immeasurables

Meditation on the four immeasurables

A guided meditation on the four immeasurables—love, compassion, joy, and equanimity.

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Antidotes to Afflictions

Meditation on antidotes to anger

A guided meditation on identifying the disturbing effects of anger and applying antidotes to decrease…

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Antidotes to Afflictions

Meditation on perceived threats and needs

A guided analytical meditation on working with perceived threats, and how to change how we…

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Cultivating the Four Immeasurables

Meditation on compassion for our enemies

A guided analytical meditation to cultivate compassion for those we have difficulty with or who…

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An Open-Hearted Life

Guided meditation on compassion

A guided meditation to make the mind more familiar and more habituated to the feeling…

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Cultivating the Four Immeasurables

Meditation on metta and safety

A guided analytical meditation on loving-kindness or metta, focusing on offering safety to friends, enemies…

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Meditation

How to meditate: An interview with Venerable Sangye ...

The main obstacles for beginners learning to meditate and how to overcome them to achieve…

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